They looked and acted as if they were going to attend a magnetic ball game at one of the local mag-fields.
King of Gray Spaces in Famous Fantastic Mysteries Dec. 122/2
In spite of the fact that Dr. Ellson claimed to have discovered a region in the mag-grav spectrum that produced a faint success.
Latent Image in Astounding Science-Fiction May 11/2
Maneuvering was accomplished by variations in field strength by inductance-coupling of the mag-flux coils.
There Is No Defense in Astounding Science Fiction Feb. 30/1
1992 Locus June 67/3
He was working on a form of ‘mag-lev’ transportation.
He showed Rydell how to put the debit-card into a machine that gave him a five-hundred dollar Container City magstrip.
Virtual Light 135
Our mag boots latched onto the hull, and suddenly we were standing comfortably under about a third of a g.
Machine i. 7
Ray Bradbury, 'King of The Gray Spaces'
Research HistoryBill Seabrook located and Mike Christie confirmed a 1948 cite from Theodore Sturgeon's "There Is No Defense".
Mark English submitted a 1944 cite from Wesley Long's "Latent Image".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1943 cite ("mag-field") from Ray Bradbury's "King of The Gray Spaces".
Ben Ostrowsky submitted a 2020 cite from Elizabeth Bear.
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